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February 28, 2014
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MS in Hand Feb 1st, 2014: 73. Received 37; Published 17; Rejected 37. In Hand End of Feb 56;
Manuscripts in Hand Jan 1st, 2014: 80; Received 80; Published 28; Rejected 76.

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Graphical Abstracts
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Arkivoc 2014 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
Novel ynamide structural analogues and their synthetic transformations (14-8512LU) [pp. 127-141]
Ting Lu and Richard P. Hsung
Full Text: PDF (571K)
Synthetic approaches to asymmetric phthalocyanines and their analogues (14-8412LR) [pp. 142-204]
Victor N. Nemykin, Semyon V. Dudkin, Fabienne Dumoulin, Catherine Hirel, Ayşe Gül Gürek and Vefa Ahsen
Full Text: PDF (1,897K)
Recent advances on asymmetric Strecker reactions (14-8487LR) [pp. 205-248]
Xiao-Hua Cai and Bing Xie
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Arkivoc 2014 Part (ii): A Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Rosa Maria Claramunt
Four-membered rings from isocyanides: Developments since the mid 1980s (CV-8224NR) [pp. 406-451]
Dietrich Moderhack
Full Text: PDF (697K)
Arkivoc 2014 Part (iii): A Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Pierre Vogel
Distortion/interaction analysis of the reactivities and selectivities of halo– and methoxy–substituted carbenes with alkenes (PV-8408VP) [pp. 170-183]
C. Avery Sader and K. N. Houk
Full Text: PDF (445K)
Influence of solvents and catalysts on the formation and hydrolysis of polyfunctional enoxysilanes derived from aucubin (PV-8499VP) [pp. 184-196]
Christelle Lemus, Michel Koch, Sylvie Michel and Brigitte Deguin
Full Text: PDF (179K)
Synthesis and cancer growth inhibitory activities of 2-fatty-alkylated pyrrolidine-3,4-diol derivatives (PV-8492VP) [pp. 197-214]
Pilar Elías-Rodríguez, Elena Moreno-Clavijo, Sebastián Carrión-Jiménez, Ana T. Carmona, Antonio J. Moreno-Vargas, Irene Caffa, Fabrizio Montecucco, Michele Cea, Alessio Nencioni and Inmaculada Robina
Full Text: PDF (428K)
Synthesis of biotin and fluorescein labeled (–)-lentiginosine (PV-8495VP) [pp. 215-227]
Franca M. Cordero, Carolina Vurchio, Beatrice Macchi, Antonella Minutolo and Alberto Brandi
Full Text: PDF (259K)
Study of the stability of the 5-aminolevulinic acid tyrosine ester in aqueous solution (PV-8469VP) [pp. 228-238]
Sandrine Gay, Carla Martoccia, Matthieu Zellweger, Qian Wang and Georges Wagnières
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Synthesis of LY503430 by using a selective rearrangement of β-amino alcohols induced by DAST (PV-8252VP) [pp. 239-255]
Béranger Duthion, Domingo Gomez Pardo and Janine Cossy
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Arkivoc 2014 Part (iv): General Papers
Chemical ligation from O-acyl isopeptides via 8- and 11-membered cyclic transition states (14-8632RP) [pp. 91-106]
Siva S. Panda, Mohamed Elagawany, Hadi M. Marwani, Eray Çalɪşkan, Mirna El-Katib, Alexander Oliferenko, Khalid A Alamry and Alan R Katritzky
Full Text: PDF (361K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (1,911K)
Regioselective dinitration of simple aromatics over zeolite Hβ/nitric acid/acid anhydride systems (14-8527UP) [pp. 107-123]
Keith Smith, Mohammad Hayal Alotaibi and Gamal A. El-Hiti
Full Text: PDF (235K)
Synthesis of dispiro heteroanalogs of pyrrolizidine alkaloids: crystal and molecular structure of substituted 3',4'',5-trioxodispiro[(2'',5''-cyclohexadiene)-1''(4''H),7'-[7H]pyrrolizine-2'(3'H),2-[2H]pyrrole]-1'-carboxamide (14-8430UP) [pp. 124-134]
Valeriya V. Konovalova, Yuliya S. Rozhkova, Yurii V. Shklyaev, Pavel A. Slepukhin and Andrey N. Maslivets
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Organocatalytic γ-oxidation of α,β-unsaturated aldehydes (14-8394DP) [pp. 135-145]
Mikołaj Chromiński, Maciej Giedyk and Dorota Gryko
Full Text: PDF (125K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (848K)
Synthesis of 2-aroyl-(4 or 5)-aryl-1H-imidazoles and 2-hydroxy-3,6-diarylpyrazines via a cascade process (14-8270IP) [pp. 146-163]
Cong Liu, Rongji Dai, Guowei Yao and Yulin Deng
Full Text: PDF (376K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (4,479K)
Treatment of o-alkynylphenylsydnones with acids: a new route to 3-arylcinnolines (14-8474UP) [pp. 164-169]
Andrew J. Weisner and Kenneth Turnbull
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Stereoselective synthesis of tetrahydrofuranyl 1,2,3-triazolyl C-nucleoside analogues by ‘click’ chemistry and investigation of their biological activity (14-8374DP) [pp. 170-182]
P. Venkat Reddy, Mohammad Saquib, Nripendra N. Mishra, Praveen K. Shukla and Arun K. Shaw
Full Text: PDF (140K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (1,275K)
Individual Issues of Arkivoc
No issues were completed during February 2014.
No issues were closed during February 2014.
The following new issues were initiated during February 2014:

2015 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
2015 Part (ii): Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Jürgen Martens on the occasion of his outstanding contribution to organic synthetic chemistry
(Facilitator: Harald Gröger; Scientific Editor: Thomas Kurz)

2015 Part (iii): Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Michael Orfanopoulos on the occasion of his outstanding contribution to organic synthetic chemistry
(Facilitator: Manolis Stratakis; Scientific Editor: Panayiotis A. Koutentis)

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New Members
of the Arkivoc Editorial Board of Referees
Dr Andrew Church
Dr. Liu Kai
United States
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sit
United States

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